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recording

  

      n  
1   
a    the act or process of making a record, esp. of sound on a gramophone record or magnetic tape  
b    (as modifier)  
recording studio, recording head     
2    the record or tape so produced  
3    something that has been recorded, esp. a radio or television programme  


analogue recording  
      n   a sound recording process in which an audio input is converted into an analogous electrical waveform  
digital recording  
      n   a sound recording process that converts audio or analogue signals into a series of pulses that correspond to the voltage level. These can be stored on tape or on any other memory system  
double-system sound recording  
      n     (Films)   a system in which picture and sound are taken simultaneously and the sound is recorded separately on magnetic tape  
Recording Angel  
      n   an angel who supposedly keeps a record of every person's good and bad acts  
tape recording  
      n  
1    the act or process of recording on magnetic tape  
2    the magnetized tape used in making such a recording  
3    the speech, music, etc., so recorded  
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v.
the secretary of state is required by the police and criminal evidence act to make provision by regulations for recording, in national police records, convictions and cautions for such offences as are required.
n.
cyber protest is expression of complaint through the medium of electronic communication on the electronic and digital Medias.
[Tech.];[Leg.]
n.
a medium-sized semi-aquatic rodent native to North America

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